Synthroid vs Levothyroxine Why These Medications are NOT The Same

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Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 Dr. Westin Childs (restartmed), Dr. Westin Childs - Thyroid, and Weight Loss Expert 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.
Download my free thyroid resources here (including hypothyroid symptoms checklist, the complete list of thyroid lab tests + optimal ranges, foods you should avoid if you have thyroid disease, and more): https://www.restartmed.com/start-here/​ Levothyroxine is one of the most prescribed medications in the entire world. And while Synthroid isn't prescribed as often, it is still used frequently by patients with low thyroid conditions like hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Most doctors and patients believe that these medications are interchangeable, but is it true? Not really. Even though these medications contain the exact same active ingredient they are NOT the same. Some people react better to levothyroxine and some react better so Synthroid but there's no way to know for sure if you will react well to one or the other without giving it a try. Find out if you should consider making the switch here. Recommended thyroid supplements to enhance thyroid function: - Supplements that everyone with hypothyroidism needs: https://www.restartmed.com/product/hy​... - Supplement bundle to help reverse Hashimoto's: https://www.restartmed.com/product/ha​... - Supplements for those without a thyroid and for those after RAI: https://www.restartmed.com/product/th​... - Supplements for active hyperthyroidism: https://www.restartmed.com/product/hy​... See ALL of my specialized supplements including protein powders, thyroid supplements, and weight loss products here: https://www.restartmed.com/shop/​ Want more from my blog? I have more than 400+ well researched blog posts on thyroid management, hormone balancing, weight loss, and more. See all blog posts here: https://www.restartmed.com/blog/​ Prefer to listen via podcast? Download all of my podcast episodes here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast​... I'm Dr. Westin Childs and I focus on thyroid health, hormone balance, and weight loss. I write about thyroid disorders, weight loss, insulin resistance, estrogen/progesterone balance on my blog. I truly believe that hormone balance is the key to managing your weight, your mood and your quality of life which is why I'm so passionate about it. This video is not intended to be used as medical advice. If you have questions about your health please consult your physician or primary care provider. Dr. Westin Childs goes to great lengths to produce high-quality content but this is NOT a substitute for medical care.

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